London, South Kensington
15 October 2002
An American pair of gold Art Nouveau lorgnettes,
the case modelled as an iris with the interwoven leaves forming the handle, the reverse engraved with a monogram, with sprung hinged lenses.
See plate 1
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This form of lorgnette dated circa 1900 is illustrated in Art Nouveau Jewellery by Vivienne Becker, plate 298.
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